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Don't Get Up: 5 Exercises You Can Do While Sitting Down

The Active Times | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

By now, most of us know that moving more is important to good health. While physical activity provides the body with a long list of physiological and ...

The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Caleigh Rykiss

To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but should do to make the most of your workout!

5 Tips for a Memorable Summer

Uloop | Posted 07.08.2014 | College
Uloop

Whether you're on a budget or have a flexible monetary situation, use the twelve weeks of summer to learn more about your surroundings, and most importantly to potentially learn something new about yourself.

The Pharmacologics of Exercise: Yes, Exercise Is Medicine!

Nicholas DiNubile, MD | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicholas DiNubile, MD

As health care is reformed in the United States, comprehensive strategies must be included to encourage more individuals of all ages to incorporate exercise into their daily routines, a cornerstone of personal health care reform.

How To Start Kickin' A** After 50

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

In spite of the running I do, I could see my strength dwindling over the years. And, I was tired all the time. By my late 50s, I didn't "bounce back" when I got sick and it took a long time for injuries to heal. Suddenly, I had my mother's arms. Now, she was a beautiful woman, but I don't need 76-year-old arms.

8 Life-Changing Lessons Exercise Enthusiasts Can Learn From 'Thrive'

Ben Greenfield | Posted 07.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Our muscles thrive on contraction, then relaxation. Our brains thrive on wake, then sleep. Our bodies thrive on work, then recover. Trees thrive on blooming, then shedding. You can only go so long without that rest from labor before something breaks, often irreparably.

'Finding Yourself' in Need of a Therapist During Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Caring for parents and kids while simultaneously chasing a paycheck wears you down. Stir in a few menopausal hormones and you can easily find yourself overwhelmed, stressed and depressed.

Bicep Curls and Other Exercises You Might Be Doing Wrong

The Active Times | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If you're not familiar with proper form for the exercises you're performing, there's a high risk for error. Even with seemingly simple exercises, like dumbbell bicep curls for example, there are lots of things that can go wrong.

Epic Ab Exercises for a Firm, Flat Stomach

The Active Times | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

If your goal is to sculpt a firm, flat stomach, first understand one thing: It involves more than just exercising your abs. These moves will help shape and build your abdominal muscles, but if you want those muscles to be visible then you'll have to get rid of any extra fat around the area too.

Hotel Room Workouts

Angeles Burke | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

After months of getting in shape and throwing that extra holiday weight gain to the curb -- it is time for a vacation! As you start planning and packing for your getaway, you come to find that the hotel has no gym. Before you hit the panic button, try these hotel room workouts that require no fancy equipment and very little space.

Beach-Body Ball Workout

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Using a stability ball to make you unstable is one of the best ways to tighten your core. But the ball isn't just for crunches, you can work your arms, chest, back, and glutes while tightening the tummy. I say, you get a a better beach body with the ball.

How to Live the Outdoor Life -- Indefinitely

Liftopia | Posted 06.26.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

You're such a bum. Take it as a compliment: You want to ski, board, climb, kayak, mountain bike, and hike your way through life. You won't find a jud...

Working Off a Coke: Warped Logic at Its Finest

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The ad imagines what would happen if people paid for their can of Coke by working off the calories it contains. It shows that people are different, but on average, working off a can of soda takes just 23 minutes of cycling.

Dare to Be 100: Exercise as Rheostat

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

I am a lifelong fervent advocate for the intrinsic value of physical fitness for the world's biggest health challenges, globesity and aging. I always ...

What If Feminists Stole the National Health Agenda?

Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W. | Posted 06.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Liz Margolies, L.C.S.W.

Recently, on one of my long walks, I asked myself, "What if we started from scratch and redefined 'health and wellness' in a way that is fad-proof and could withstand the test of time without dictating regular changes in diet, exercise and outfits? What would that look like?" Then a friend sent me a link to Ms. Fit.

Don't Act Your Age

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 06.23.2014 | Style
Judi Sheppard Missett

Age is just a number. It's how many candles are on a cake. It's not you. It's not what defines you. How we treat the passage of years is up to us. I've learned to appreciate my decades and the experiences they've given me. I've decided to focus on growing rather than aging. Who's with me?

You've Never Seen An Ab Workout Like This...

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Weird News

For all you exercise fiends, the verdict is finally in: you do NOT have to be up in the gym to work on your fitness (sorry, Fergie) -- at least in...

Here's Proof Going Outside Makes You Healthier

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Summer is here, and we're all for burgers, ocean breezes and an ice cream cone or two. But getting outside is about more than beaches and barbecues. S...

How To Enjoy The Adventure Of Life

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living

To truly have balance in life, we know we need to not only prioritize our mental and spiritual well-being, but also our physical well-being. But what ...

7 Simple Things I Do That Greatly Improved My Life... That You Should Do, Too

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 06.19.2014 | Comedy
Jon Hotchkiss

Below, a list of seven simple things I have worked regularly into my life that have made my life better. And not just better. A lot better.

WATCH: Jerry Ferrara On His Dramatic Weight Loss

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Jerry Ferrara debuted his 55-pound weight loss in 2011, fans were shocked by the "Entourage" star's new look. Ferrara spoke to HuffPost Live abou...

How to Really Achieve the Perfect 'Beach Body'

Katie Hoffman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women
Katie Hoffman

I want to fill you in on a little secret that you may have forgotten between pomegranate and plyometrics: You already have a beach body. Believe it or not, you're in it right now.

6 Workouts To Break Your Elliptical Rut

SELF | Posted 06.14.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

The elliptical machine is genius for burning fat and tightening your butt. But let's face it: It can be insanely boring. The fix? Getting smarter about your intervals.

5 Interesting Ways People Stay Fit Around the World

The Active Times | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

America loves Soul Cycle, Spinning, CrossFit, and gluten-free foods--just to name a few of the health and fitness trends that are popular parts of the...

6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Discipline

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Changing your mindset to being a victor of your life, sets the stage for you to regain your power. In this state, you are more likely to also stay positive in the face of challenges, experiencing less fear as the stress response is more controlled. More importantly, you are more likely to access your inner fire of motivation -- that fire that drives you to win and achieve.